THE AGE OF THE GALLEY: MEDITERRANEAN OARED VESSELS SINCE PRE-CLASSICAL TIMES (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP SERIES)
Gardiner, Robert (Editor)


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Place Published: London, UK
Publisher: Conway Maritime Press
Date Published: 1995

Description: 256 pp; charts the development from the earliest paleolithic crafts; of which some were paddled rather than rowed; to the classical trirem and it's Roman and Byzantine successors; with sections on the design and oar system of galleys, on the organization and infrastructure of galley fleets and on non-military applications of the galley. Profusely illustrated with b & w photos, illustrations and detailed line drawings. This edition is limited to 2,000 copies of which this is No. 411

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Binding: Hardcover
Condition: As New
ISBN: 0851776345

Book Id: 72115

Price: $95.00

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